EXPERIENCE: A minimum of nine years of progressively responsible experience in communications media, experience writing and editing health or scientific materials and adapting technical material for general audience, developing messages, writing health communications materials, and adapting scientific and technical information for a variety of audiences.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have good working knowledge of current telecommunications theory, including planning, management and advanced knowledge of principles and processes for providing effective messaging services. Broad perspective and thorough knowledge of the principles of public health programs and practice including knowledge of organizational and operational concepts and practices applied by public, private, or non-profit agencies and organizations engaged in health communication. A good working knowledge of the public health and clinical care system and structure influencing MOH policies, program priorities and regulations is required. Good working knowledge of USG public health programs, strategies, methods, processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results is required.
- Education Requirements:
LANGUAGE: English level III (Good working knowledge) Written/Speaking/Reading is required. This may be tested.
Portuguese level IV (Fluent) Written/Speaking/Reading is required. This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Incumbent must possess advanced oral and written communications skills in English and be an active listener. The incumbent must have: excellent organizational skills and proven ability to work independently to deliver projects within deadlines; the ability to work collaboratively in a team structure in a multicultural environment; sound editorial and journalistic judgment as well as local host government and USG political sensitivities; excellent networking skills; and excellent computer skills with experience/training for word processing, spreadsheets, Power point and graphics. The incumbent should also have the ability to work with and effectively communicate within CDC-Mozambique and with other entities regarding communications issues, to effectively organize and plan during crisis situations and ability to anticipate and plan for communications needs and to instruct staff in the correct use of communications technology.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.